JUVENTUS NEWS

English reports say Southampton and Crystal Palace are battling to sign Juventus midfielder Stefano Sturaro.
Patrice Evra is reportedly set to be offered a one-year contract extension by Juventus.
Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba wants to win the Ballon d’Or one day but “there’s a lot of work to be done”.
Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba has been named in the FIFPro World XI for 2015.
Kaka believes his former side Milan “will rise again” - if they follow the example of Juventus.
Juventus target Ilkay Gundogan hasn’t committed to Borussia Dortmund - “a footballer’s career is short, anything could happen”.
Vincenzo Montella saw “a good performance and real belief” in Sampdoria despite their slender 2-1 defeat to Juventus.
Max Allegri “believed in the comeback” from Juventus, but expects Napoli and Inter “to fight to the end for the Scudetto.”
Gigi Buffon admits he “didn’t think we’d put together nine straight wins, but I knew Juventus would be protagonists again.”
Juventus notched up a ninth straight Serie A win to sink Sampdoria 2-1 and catch Inter in second place.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta warned of “unpredictable” Sampdoria and told fans not to expect big January buys.
Juventus can join Inter in second place with a ninth consecutive victory, but face on-form Sampdoria and Antonio Cassano.
Maurizio Sarri warns Winter Champions Napoli that “Juventus are Scudetto favourites” and Gonzalo Higuain “is only at 60 per cent.”
Reports continue to link Liverpool to Juventus defender Martin Caceres, who is likely outbound this month.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero expects a victory against Juventus, wants to trade with Inter and praises Antonio Cassano.
Follow the action as it happens from all seven Serie A games, including Inter-Sassuolo, Frosinone-Napoli and Sampdoria-Juventus.
Juventus and Sassuolo will combine to secure Cesena and Italy Under-21 international midfielder Stefano Sensi.
Sampdoria still do not have international clearance for Ricky Alvarez to play against Juventus.
Mario Mandzukic and Claudio Marchisio miss the Juventus trip to Sampdoria on Sunday night.
Vincenzo Montella is glad Sampdoria can’t be complacent against Juventus and admits “I see myself in Paulo Dybala.”